NEET 2020: Application, Exam Date & Syllabus

National Testing Agency (NTA) published the official notification for NEET 2020 entrance examination. National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test 2020 will be held on 3rd May 2020 all over India, conducted by NTA. The Online Application for NEET 2020 will start from 2nd December and continue upto 31st December 2019. According to the official notification published by NTA, the NEET 2020 will be an Offline Pen-Paper based Exam and the exam also held once a year only.

NTA NEET 2020 Exam details

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is National level medical entrance exam for admission in MBBS, BDS and Ayush courses on various Medical Colleges in India. Students who are currently studying in class 12 with Physics Chemistry and Biology subjects are eligible to apply for NEET 2020 examination. NEET is the common entrance examination to take admission in MBBS/BDS course on various Government and Private Medical Colleges. Know more about NEET 2020 Application Process, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern and complete syllabus.

NEET 2020 Entrance Exam

From last year NTA organising the complete Application & Counselling process for NEET Exam. Students who want to take admission in MBBS course under AIMS, JIPMER or any other State Medical College in India, must have to seat for NEET 2020 Exam. NEET 2020 will be a pen and paper based offline exam.

There will be a total of 180 MCQ questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology Subjects and each question will carry 4 marks. So, the total marks for NEET 2020 will be 720. This year NEET 2020 Exam will be held on 3rd May 2020 all over India. The question paper will be available on 11 Regional Languages including English. This exam will be held every year on the 1st week of May.

Important Dates for NEET 2020 Exam

National Testing Agency already published all the important dates like Online Application, Corrections, Admit Card Download, Exam Date, Result etc for NEET 2020 Examination.

Online Registration for NEET 2020 Exam2nd December 2019
Last Date of Online Application31st December 2019
Filled Application form Correction Period2nd – 3rd week of January 2020
Admit Card available for Download27th March 2020
NEET 2020 Exam Date3rd May 2020
Official Answer key publish2nd week of May 2020
NEET 2020 Result Publish4th June 2020

NEET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

NEET Eligibility Criteria 2020 is prescribed by National Testing Agency (NTA). Candidates must have to fulfil all the eligibility guidelines before fill the online application form.

Age Limit: The minimum age limit is 17 years as on 31st December 2020. Candidates below this age limit cannot apply for NEET 2020 Exam. There is no upper age limit to apply.

Nationality: Indian Nationals, Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Citizen of India, Person with Indian origin are eligible to apply for NEET 2020 (UG).

Education Qualification: The candidates must have completed his/her 12th course from any recognised Board or Council with at least 50% marks (for UR), 45% marks (for PH) and 40% marks (for SC/ST/OBC) candidates in PCB group.

Required Subjects: Candidates must have the following subjects in their 12th Course – Physics, Chemistry & Biology/Biotechnology with English as a mandatory subject.

10+2 Appearing Students: Students who are currently studying in 10+2 course and will appear 2020 Bord Exam, can also apply for the NEET 2020 exam with some certain conditions.

Total Number of Seats granted

All India Medical Council (AIMC) granted total 75,893 seats for MBBS course and 26,693 seats for BDS course all over India. Students and took admission among these medical colleges there NEET rank.

NEET 2020 Online Application Form

Eligible students have to fill the online application form to appear for NEET 2020 entrance exam. Follow the below steps and know how to apply for NTA NEET (UG) Exam 2020.

  • National Testing Agency will organise the complete online application process for National Entrance cum Eligibility Test 2020.
  • Online application for NEET (UG) 2020 will start from 2nd December 2019 and continue up to 31st December 2019.
  • At the time of online application, candidates have to provide their Personal, Academic and Communication details.
  • Candidates have to upload their scanned photograph and signature on the Application form.
  • After completing all the steps submit the application form and then pay application fees.
  • Now download the confirmation page and take a printout for future references.

NEET 2020 Application Fees and Payment Modes

The application fees for the NTA NEET 2020 exam is given below.

CategoryApplication fee
General & OBC CandidatesRs. 1400
SC, ST & PH CandidatesRs. 750
Transgender CandidatesRs. 750

Candidates can pay the application fees through Internet Banking, Debit Card, Credit Card, UPI or through Bank Challan.

NEET 2020 Question Pattern

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is the common entrance test conducted by NTA for Admission in MBBS and BDS courses. The NEET question paper also prepared by National Testing Agency (NTA). Here is some important information about this Exam.

  • National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG) is an Offline Pen-Paper based Exam.
  • There will be a total 180 questions from Physics (45 questions), Chemistry (45 questions) and Biology [Botany & Zoology] (90 questions) subjects.
  • The total time duration of the NTA NEET exam will be 3 hours.
  • Each question will carry 4 marks. So the total marks of NEET UG Exam are 720.
  • All the questions are MCQ type with for options with one single correct answer.
  • For every correct answer, students will get +4 marks and for every wrong answer students will get -1 marks. So, there is Negative Marking.
  • The question paper of NEET UG Exam will be in 11 languages. Candidates have to select his/her preferred language at the time of Online Registration. The available languages are – English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu.

The marks distribution of this exam is given below. Follow this chart to know, how many questions and marks will come from each subject.

SubjectNumber of QuestionsMarks
Biology90360
Physics45180
Chemistry45180
Total180 questions720 marks

Syllabus for NEET 2020 Exam

Medical Council of India (MCI) prescribed a common format for NEET-UG Syllabus. Maximum questions will come from these topics. NEET Syllabus prepared on the basis of Class 11th &12th PCB syllabus. Here is an overview of this syllabus. You can easily understand the syllabus standard and important topics for NEET 2020 Examination.

Physics Syllabus: It will contain Laws of Motion, Electrostatic, Electromagnetic Waves, Electronic Devices, Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory, Properties of Bulk Matter, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, etc.

Chemistry Syllabus: Basic concept of chemistry, Equilibrium, Hydrogen, Electro Chemistry, Surface Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers, p-Block Elements, etc.

Biology Syllabus: Human Physiology, Plant Physiology, Reproduction, Ecology & Environment, Cell Structure and Function, Diversity in the Living World, Biology and Human Welfare, etc.

NEET 2020 Admit Card Download

National Testing Agency will issue Admit Card / Hall Ticket for NEET-UG 2020 Exam. Candidates can download their admit card from ntaneet.nic.in the website by login with their Registration Number and Password. Examination related all the information will be mentioned on the admit card.

Date of the examination, Exam Centre, Roll Number, Date of Birth, Photograph, Signature and Language of the Question Paper etc will be available on the NEET Admit Card. NTA will send any paper Admit Card through Post or courier. Candidates have to download their Admit Card from website only. NEET 2020 Admit Card will available from 27th March 2020 onwards from the official website.

If the candidate found anything wrong in his/her Admit Card, contact immediately to National Testing Agency for correction.

NEET Cutoff Percentile & Expected Cutoff Marks

The candidates will be selected and ranked on the basis of their score will obtain in NEET UG Entrance Test. The merit list of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test contains the name of the candidates who will secure the minimum qualifying marks in the examination.

The cutoff percentile in NEET remains the same in all the years but the cutoff score changes every year, as it depends on various factors like the number of students appearing in NEET, question difficulty level etc. The cutoff percentile and the expected cut off marks for NEET 2020 is given below.

CategoriesCutoff PercentileCutoff Marks
UR50th701-134
UR-PH40th133-120
SC40th133-107
SC-PH40th119-107
ST40th133-107
ST-PH40th119-107
OBC45th133-120
OBC-PH40th119-107

How to prepare for NEET 2020 Exam

The NEET 2020 examination will be held on 3rd May 2020 all over India. Only a few months left on your hand. Start preparing for NTA NEET UG Exam 2020 for a good AIR and State rank.

  • Know the complete syllabus and understand every chapter.
  • Collect the previous year question paper and analysis them carefully try to understand the question pattern.
  • Make a complete study timetable and follow it strictly.
  • Try to avoid Mobile Phones, TV, computers for till the NEET Exam.
  • Be a regular student of your school or coaching classes and follow the notes and tips given by your teacher.
  • Practice offline and online mock test. It will develop your efficiency level and time management level.

Setas Reservation Policy

Some certain percentage of seats reserved for various categories of candidates as per Government rules.

  • For OBC Candidates – 27% of seats are reserved.
  • For SC Candidates – 15% of seats are reserved.
  • For ST Candidates 7.5% of seats are reserved.
  • For Physically Handicapped (PH) candidates – 5% of seats are reserved.

Separate Category Merit Rank also be provided to these category students with All India Rank.

NEET 2020 Result

National Testing Agency will publish the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) Result on 4th June 2020 on their official website, ntaneet.nic.in. Candidates have to log in to this website with their Application Number and Password and download the NEET 2020 Rank Card. This Rank Card will contain all the details about Candidate’s All India Rank (AIR), Category Rank (if any). Take printout the rank card for further use.

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Counselling Process for NEET UG Exam

Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will organise complete Online counselling process for NEET 2020 entrance exam. The online counselling process for admission in MBBS and BDS course will start from the 2nd week of June 2020. The central counselling will be done for the 15% All India Quota seats. Remaining seats will be filled up by State Medical Counselling authority.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for NEET 2020 Exam

Question: Is NEET 2020 going to be held twice in a year?
Answer:
No, NTA NEET Exam will be held once in a year and it will be held in May every year.

Question: What will be the mode of NEET 2020 Exam – Online or Offline?
Answer:
NEET 2020 Exam will be an Offline Pen and Paper based Entrance Test.

Question: What is the Exam Date for NEET 2020?
Answer:
NTA National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2020 will be held on 3rd May 2020.

Question: What are the best books for NEET 2020 Examination?
Answer:
The syllabus of NTA NEET Exam based on the PCB Syllabus of Class 11th and 12th Standard. You can follow your NCERT textbooks for a better concept, which will help you to understand the complete syllabus of NEET. Also, you can follow Physics by HC Verma, Biology by Trueman and Chemistry by OP Tandon.

This is the complete information about NTA NEET 2020 Examination, you have any query regarding this entrance exam, feel free to post it in the below the comment box.

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